FEC 811 and 822 lead a solid set of 87 loaded NS coal cars across the Crane Creek Bridge in downtown Melbourne.
Close but no cigar! It is 6:12:30 pm, and FEC train 101 arrived about 4 minutes before a Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled to launch behind the locomotives at 6:10:12 pm. The rocket launch was scrubb... (more)
FEC 817 and 806 begin to accelerate train 101 out of Bowden Yard and Sunbeam siding on their journey to Miami.
After delivering a long intermodal train to the FEC's Bowden Yard, NS 9050 and UP 5477 run light back across the JAX Drawbridge on the St. John River in downtown Jacksonville.
The outbound crew for train 101 prepares to take the train south towards Miami. The yard hostler, who took the train out of Bowden yard to the end of the double tracks at Sunbeam, will drive the ... (more)
Just taking a 60 mph stroll on a sunny day in Florida! The conductor on FEC train 210 heads back to the cab of 823 as the train races north towards Jacksonville.
FEC 507, in the new retro-blue paint scheme, races north towards Rockledge.
As the crossing gates go down for southbound FEC train 107, an Atlas rocket takes off from Cape Canaveral. I initially set up about 20 miles north in Rockledge with the hope of getting the 107 tra... (more)
The FEC dispatcher has just turned the signals on for train 224, which is about 5 minutes away.
The new GE ES44C4 are now common on the FEC as 804 and 817 lead train 210 north across the Crane Creek Bridge in downtown Melbourne. Sure can't complain about the weather either.
In a scene that feels like it was over 60 years ago, Norfolk & Western 611 and Southern 6133 sit in the Spencer yard at the end of the night photo session during the Streamliners at Spencer event.
Nickel Plate Road 190 basks in the evening light during the Streamliners at Spencer event.
UP 3549 leads three more UP SD40-2s and a GE U-boat eastbound through Blue Cut with a long APL doublestack train.
UP 3367 leads three more UPs and two CNW GP-50s westbound down the hill out of Cajon Pass towards San Bernardino with a long APL doublestack train.
SP 7874, sporting the SP- Santa Fe "kodachrome" merger paint scheme, sits at the spur track near the east switch at Bena.